NetSol Technologies (NASDAQ: NTWK) and CommerceHub (NASDAQ:CHUBK) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability, valuation and risk.
Risk and Volatility
NetSol Technologies has a beta of 0.49, suggesting that its share price is 51% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, CommerceHub has a beta of -0.88, suggesting that its share price is 188% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares NetSol Technologies and CommerceHub’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for NetSol Technologies and CommerceHub, as reported by MarketBeat.
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Earnings & Valuation
This table compares NetSol Technologies and CommerceHub’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|NetSol Technologies||$65.37 million||1.02||-$4.97 million||N/A||N/A|
CommerceHub has higher revenue and earnings than NetSol Technologies.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
18.9% of NetSol Technologies shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 51.2% of CommerceHub shares are owned by institutional investors. 11.8% of NetSol Technologies shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
NetSol Technologies beats CommerceHub on 5 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
About NetSol Technologies
NetSol Technologies, Inc. designs, develops, markets, and exports software products to the automobile financing and leasing, banking, and financial services industries worldwide. It also provides system integration, consulting, and IT products and services. The company offers NetSol Financial Suite (NFS), an end-to-end solution covering leasing and finance cycle for the asset finance industry; and NFS Ascent platform, a lease accounting and contract processing engine. Its NFS includes Point of Sale, a front office processing system for companies in the financial sector; Credit Application Processing System that handles incoming credit applications from dealers, agents, brokers, and the direct sales force; Contract Management System, which enables its users to manage and maintain a contract throughout its life cycle; Wholesale Finance System (WFS) that automates and manages the floor plan/bailment activities; Dealer Auditor Access System, a Web-based solution used in conjunction with WFS; and Fleet Management System to handle fleet management needs. The company's NFS Ascent comprises LeasePak, which handles various aspects of the lease or loan lifecycle; and LeasePak software-as-a-service to small and mid-sized leasing and finance companies. In addition, it offers LeaseSoft, a full lifecycle lease and finance system for funder market; and LoanSoft for consumer loan market. Further, the company provides NFS Mobility that enables a sales force for the finance and leasing company to access various channels, such as point of sale, field investigation, and auditing. Its NFS Mobility includes mAccount, a self-service mobile solution; mPOS application, a Web and mobile enabled platform; mDealer that provides a mobile platform; mAuditor, which schedules visits, records audit exceptions, and tracks assets; and Mobile Field Investigator that permits applicants for detail verification. The company was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Calabasas, California.
CommerceHub, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides cloud-based e-commerce fulfillment and marketing solutions for large retailers, consumer brands, and marketplaces primarily in the United States and Canada. The company provides assortment expansion solutions, which enable its retailer customers to communicate electronically with their drop-ship suppliers; and demand channel solutions that allow sellers to upload their entire product catalog to platform and then transform and syndicate that product catalog to a range of e-commerce demand channels to facilitate consumer demand generation. It also offers solutions for enhanced delivery experience, which helps retailers and suppliers enhance their consumer delivery networks through the application of algorithms that optimize shipping decisions and allocate physical product inventory across fulfillment locations. CommerceHub, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Albany, New York.
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